AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 8 p.m.
I.

Call meeting to order

II.

Pledge of allegiance

III.

Quorum

IV.

Agenda Additions/Deletions/Amendments

V.

Citizen Participation

VI.

Presentations


VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of March 4 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of Resolution R-15-19

Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements of Section 61 of the City Charter to Allow for the Purchase of Govsense Software
C.

Approval of Resolution R-16-19

Commencing the Cable Television Franchise Renewal Ascertainment Process With Respect to Verizon Maryland LLC and Authorizing the City Manager to Engage in Informal Renewal Negotiations With Verizon Maryland LLC
XI.

Old Business

XII.

New Business

A.

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Presentation

Executive Director Chuck Bean, will present to Council an overview of COG programs and resources
B.

Police Department Update

The Police Chief will brief Council on the status of various matters in the Police Department
C.

Stronach Group - Horse Racing

Representatives will brief Council on their plans for the properties in Bowie and Laurel
XIII.

Adjournment

Note:  The Ethics Commission has advised that under certain circumstances, members of the public may qualify as lobbyists when they testify before the City Council. If so, the Bowie Ethics Ordinance requires that certain information be filed with the Ethics Commission. Please review the information about lobbying that is provided with the City Clerk. If you have any questions about lobbying, please contact the Ethics Commission or the Assistant City Manager.


This meeting will be televised live on Verizon Channel 10 and Comcast Channel 71 and 996, repeated on 3/20/19 and 3/23/19 at 7 p.m., and web-streamed live

For a closed-captioned version of the meeting video, please go to https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofbowiemd/playlists and select the 2019 Council Meetings list. Once the meeting video opens, be sure to click on “CC” button to turn on closed captioning.


NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOWIE CITY COUNCIL - MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019 - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 8 p.m.